Louisiana Champions Day Classic S.

Race 11 at Fair Grounds on December 10, 2011

  • STK
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:53.15
Payoffs
6   Star Guitar $3.20 $2.10 $2.10
4   Populist Politics
1   Break Up $3.00
$2 Exacta (6-4) $4.00
$2 Trifecta (6-4-1) $10.80
Order of Finish
1

Star Guitar

Quiet American  – Minit Towinit

6YO Horse

$90,000
  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Albert M. Stall, Jr.
  • B:Brittlyn Stable, Inc., M. Benoit & E. Benoit
  • O:Brittlyn Stable, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Lifetime: 433 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Malagra , Bay, 1986.
2

Populist Politics

Don't Get Mad  – Cedar Summer

3YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:James Graham
  • T:Thomas M. Amoss
  • B:B. Wayne Hughes
  • O:Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Don't Get Mad , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 42 yearlings sold, median $3,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Souvenir Copy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
  • Sale History: 2009 FTTSYR, $20,000; 2010 OBSS2Y, $70,000.
3

5YO Horse

$16,500
  • J:Gerard Melancon
  • T:Brett A. Brinkman
  • B:Dr. J. David Richardson, Walter L. New & Britton Richardson
  • O:Richardson, J. David Dr. and Britton and New, Walter L.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Sunday Break (JPN) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 194 yearlings sold, median $12,618.
  • Broodmare Sire: Boundary , Bay, 1990.
4

Heavenville

Offlee Wild  – Seeking Heaven

4YO Colt

$9,000
  • J:Donald Edward Simington
  • T:Allen Milligan
  • B:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
  • O:Danny Keene
5

Eighth At Citypark

Zarbyev  – Corporate Retreat

5YO Gelding

$4,500
  • J:Kerwin D. Clark
  • T:Samuel Breaux
  • B:Foxwood Plantation, Ltd.
  • O:Sam Michael Cashio
SCR
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Star Guitar's Fee Raised to $7,500

    A strong crop of 2-year-olds in 2017 prompted Evelyn Benoit's Brittlyn Stable to raise the stud fee for homebred Star Guitar to $7,500 for the 2018 breeding season.

  • Keeneland November

    Benoit Strikes Again for Quality at Keeneland

    For the second day in a row, Louisiana breeder Evelyn Benoit struck for a high-priced mare to breed to her stallion Star Guitar, going to $550,000 for Five Star Momma during the fifth session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale.

  • James B. Keogh

    Benoit's Unorthodox Breeding Plan

    At the Nov. 11 Keeneland breeding stock sale, Grovendale’s James Keogh acquired the multiple stakes winner and graded-placed mare Moment of Majesty for $850,000 from the Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency consignment to be bred to Star Guitar.

  • Star Guitar

    Senor Guitar First Winner for Star Guitar

    Louisiana-bred standout Star Guitar, a winner of 22 stakes in the Pelican State, saw his first winner as a stallion Sept. 24 when Clifford Grum's homebred Senor Guitar rallied from fifth to score a clear win in a Churchill Downs maiden-claiming race.

  • D'wildcat Colt Tops Equine Sales Co. Auction

    Based on what the sale company called preliminary results, Rodney Verret landed a 2-year-old D'wildcat colt named D'digger for $57,000 to top the the Equine Sales Co. 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale May 10 in Opelousas, La.

  • Fillies Fastest in Equine Sales Workouts

    A trio of Louisiana-bred fillies worked an eighth of a mile in :10 1/5 May 8 to tie for the fastest time during the under tack show for the Equine Sales Company of Louisiana's 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale in Opelousas, La.

  • Roan Inish brought $500,000 during  the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

    Roan Inish Brings $500,000 at Keeneland

    Canadian Oaks winner Roan Inish, an Elusive Quality mare in foal to Arch, was purchased by Evelyn Benoit for $500,000 during the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

  • The Pickett Factor pulled away from Mobile Bay to win the Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes.

    The Pickett Factor Adds LA Champions Classic

    The top two choices in the Dec. 12 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes at Fair Grounds hooked up in early stretch, but it didn't last long as The Pickett Factor put away Mobile Bay and drew off to win.

  • Sunbean (outside) catches Watch My Smoke late to win the Louisiana Champions Day Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-f7dswmT">Order This Photo</a>

    Sunbean Grinds Out LA Champions Day Repeat

    Last in the early running, Brittlyn Stable's homebred Sunbean edged ahead in deep stretch and scored a repeat win in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 13 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

  • Sunbean makes his move in the Star Guitar Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3100349130&k=RHz87fv">Order This Photo</a>

    Sunbean Shines in Star Guitar

    Brittlyn Stable's Sunbean proved worthy of the fans who backed him down to 3-10 favoritism by drawing off late to an easy 2 3/4-length victory March 1 in the $60,000 Star Guitar Stakes at Fair Grounds.

  • String King won the Mr. Sulu Stakes Nov. 23 on the turf at Fair Grounds. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2926417407&k=8RcX3t9">Order This Photo</a>

    String King to Try Dirt at Fair Grounds

    Charles Smith homebred String King, who has registered all seven of his stakes victories on turf, will switch to the main track for a start in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 14 at Fair Grounds.

  • Heavy On Themister is the favorite in the Legends Night Classic.

    Heavy On Themister Heads LA Legends Night

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino will once again offer purses totaling more than $925,000 for the ninth edition of Louisiana Legends Night, which features a field of 12 for the key attraction--the $100,000 Classic.

  • LTBA President Dr. Dexter Gary presents the 2012 Louisiana Horse of the Year award to Evelyn Benoit of Brittlyn Stables for Star Guitar.

    Star Guitar LA Horse of the Year Again

    Star Guitar, a 22-time stakes winner and a perfect 3-for-3 in 2012, was named Louisiana's horse of the year for the fourth year in a row June 8 at the LTBA's annual meeting at Fair Grounds.

  • Populist Politics is the 3-1 morning line favorite for the Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes.

    LA Champions Day: Populist Politics At Last?

    Populist Politics could emerge as the new state-bred ruler at Fair Grounds Dec. 8 when he takes on 10 other runners in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, main event of eight restricted stakes in New Orleans.

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